Michael Hafner to Join Greenhill in Houston as a Managing Director Focused on the Energy Sector


New York, June 28, 2018 – Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Michael Hafner will join the Firm in Houston as a Managing Director focused on the energy sector. 

Mr. Hafner has 25 years of investment banking experience focused primarily on the energy sector.  He rose to Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, where he spent 14 years based in New York and Houston.  Thereafter, he served as a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank, first in Houston, then becoming Head of Energy for EMEA based in London.  Most recently, he served as Head of Energy for EMEA at UBS, also based in London. 

Scott L. Bok, Chief Executive Officer of Greenhill, said, “We are pleased that Michael is joining our Firm in Houston as part of a continuing expansion of our energy team.  His extensive experience in the sector across the globe will be invaluable, and his past working relationships with numerous Greenhill partners ensure a strong cultural fit with our team.  Michael is one of nine Managing Directors to join us year-to-date, with most focused on industry sectors that are of strategic interest to us as we look to accelerate our growth in an active M&A market.” 

Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank entirely focused on providing financial advice on significant mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, financings and capital raising to corporations, partnerships, institutions and governments globally.  It acts for clients located throughout the world from its offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Madrid, Melbourne, San Francisco, São Paulo, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.